Women’s Track Competes at Hamline University

Posted on May 8th, 2005 by

The Gustavus women’s track and field team competed at the Meet of the Unsaintly hosted by Hamline University on Friday, May 6 in St. Paul. No team scores were kept.

The Gusties took the top three spots in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Junior Kourtney Joyce (Wadena, Minn.) led the Gusties with a winning time of 11:26.79. Sophomore Val Berquam (Kenyon, Minn.) placed second with a time of 11:49.86 and first-year Lydia Davitt (Minneapolis, Minn.) placed third with a time of 12:10.50.

In the 400-meter hurdles, sophomore Carlie Hanson (Buffalo, Minn.) placed second with a time of 65.90. Senior Ali Cordie (Sartell, Minn.) placed third with a time of 66.76.

In the field events, senior Kristi Schneider (Hastings, Minn.) tied her season best and school record in the pole vault. Schneider cleared a height of 11-5.75 to place third overall. First-year Shanna Dawson (Fairmont, Minn.) placed fourth in the pole vault clearing a height of 10-11.75.

Other top performers were seniors Michelle Steadman (Wayzata, Minn.) and Jose Thulien (St. James, Minn.). Steadman placed second in the javelin with a distance of 103-4. Thulien placed third in the discus throw with a distance of 115-2 and fourth in the hammer throw with a distance of 119-4.

Gustavus will compete in the MIAC Championships on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. Macalester College will host the conference meet in St. Paul, Minn.

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